As a single mother with not even a high school degree or work experience, Maharba Zapata (now known as SalsaQueen) started a business called Salsa Queen as a way to provide for her 7 children. In just a few short years, Salsa Queen has become the largest producer of fresh, gourmet salsas in Utah and is now shipping to nearly 1,000 stores across 30 states by focusing on big, bold, authentic salsas and dips that are preservative-free.
Originally from Mexico, SalsaQueen came to America at age 17 with just a suitcase and a head full of dreams. After 33 years of hard work, her dreams have all come true.(more…)
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